Maxport’s Digital Transformation Starts With SAP S/4HANA® Fashion Manufacturing

About Maxport Limited

Maxport Limited is a major manufacturer of products for top brands all around the world. Headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam, Maxport’s vision is to be the leading garment manufacturer by establishing a reputation as a Vietnamese brand that adheres to international standards.

Founded in 1995, Maxport has continued to develop and grow its production capacity with a workforce of more than 5,000 workers.

The Challenge

  • The legacy system was highly customized and lacked structured process controls for effective optimization
  • Various software was used with minimal integration among business functions and was unable to adequately support future growth
  • Critical business information remained in spreadsheets which interfered with strategic planning
  • Decision-making process was hindered by a lack of real-time information in areas such as capacity forecast, sales, cost, productivity, and supplier performance
  • The system suffered from complex interfaces and lack of automation

Key Objectives

  • Facilitate integration of Maxport and achieve a single version of truth using a unified platform to drive operational excellence
  • Structured process controls and high levels of data integration across manufacturing entities
  • Access to real-time data and analysis anytime anywhere
  • Increase ease of use and automation to enable better control, reduction of costs, and more effective processes

Solution Highlights

  • Standardized and integrated processes to support operations for further rapid growth
  • Ensured data consistency across all functions
  • Facilitated re-structuring of selected processes to grant a high level of visibility and control; attune was responsible for the entire fashion component covering logistics (SD, MM-QM, PP, ABAP, Project Mgt)
  • Enabled Maxport management and all system users to drive operational excellence

Business Benefits

  • Greater transparency, consistency, and quality of business information to guide decision-making and reduce supply chain costs
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to challenges and growth opportunities with efficient, consistent processes spanning business divisions
  • Ability to use powerful reporting capabilities to perform root cause analysis
  • Increased supply chain efficiency whilst reducing cost
  • Improved FI month end closing lead times with real time logistics movements updated in FI module